Austin Peay Sports Information
Evansville, IN – Austin Peay State University men’s tennis team concluded a weekend sweep, downing Southern Indiana, 7-2, in late Saturday action.
The Govs move to 5-1 on the season while handing Southern Indiana, ranked 22nd in Division II, its first loss of the spring 2014 campaign.Even though the doubles matches counted as individual points today in lieu of the ‘best two-of-three takes one point’ standard format, Austin Peay would have come out on top regardless.
Juniors Dimitar Ristovski and Iago Seffrin defeated Joe Bray and Josh Walden, 8-5, at No. 1, while an all-freshman duo of James Mitchell and Manuel Montenegro knocked off Joel Stern and Dmitri Stocker, 8-3.
Ristovski was one of two Govs to win in straight sets during singles action, knocking off Bray 6-1, 6-4 in the No. 1 spot. Sophomore Evan Borowski bookended Ristovski’s win, defeating Kyle Landrum 6-2, 6-2 at No. 6.
Mitchell defeated Stern 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 at No. 4, while Montenegro polished off Walden in a 6-7, 6-3, 10-6 battle at No. 5; both freshmen went undefeated on the weekend.
Junior Aleksas Tverijonas continued his unbeaten play, defeating Jack Joyce 6-7, 6-3, 6-0 at No. 2 to run his spring record to 6-0.
The Govs travel to Lindsey Wilson College next Saturday for a 12 noon match against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders.